Wednesday 13 December 2017
Leading China LED chip makers lower prices
The largest China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics has lowered quotes for LED chips, especially by 20% for 2835 models used in lighting products, with...
Tuesday 12 December 2017
China lighting firm selects Veeco MOCVD tools
Veeco Instruments has announced that it has received an order for multiple TurboDisc EPIK 868 gallium nitride (GaN) metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems from China-based...
Friday 8 December 2017
China gets big boost in semiconductor equipment localization
China has taken a big stride forward in the localization of semiconductor equipment needed to support domestic chip production, as some major equipment makers have achieved technological...
Monday 4 December 2017
Changelight orders MOCVD sets from Aixtron
China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Xiamen Changelight has placed an order with Germany-based Aixtron SE for several sets of AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD equipment for producing...
Monday 27 November 2017
AMEC wins initial patent lawsuit against Veeco in China
China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) has dismissed a request by Veeco Instruments (Shanghai) for invalidating a patent owned by China-based MOCVD set maker Advanced Micro-Fabrication...
Tuesday 7 November 2017
Veeco wins preliminary injunction for patent infringement against SGL Carbon
Veeco Instruments has announced that the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted Veeco's motion for a preliminary injunction against SGL Carbon, a supplier...
Friday 3 November 2017
Veeco, Allos co-develop MOCVD for micro LED wafers
Veeco Instruments has transferred Allos Semiconductor's epitaxy technology onto its Propel Single-Wafer MOCVD system to enable micro LED production on existing silicon production...
Wednesday 25 October 2017
San'an obtains subsidy for MOCVD tool purchases
China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker San'an Optoelectronics has obtained first-phase subsidy of CNY124 million (US$18.7 million) from the government of Xiamen City, southeastern...
Thursday 3 August 2017
Sanan Optoelectronics expanding capacity, Epistar to follow suit
China's largest LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics continues to expand production capacity, while the largest Taiwan-based maker Epistar will expand capacity...
Wednesday 2 August 2017
LandMark Opto plans new plant to fill orders for silicon photonic products
Aided by the rapid development of global data centers and the ensuing strong demand for silicon photonic products, Taiwan-based epi-wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics expects a...
Wednesday 5 July 2017
China LED makers to retire about 1,800 old MOCVD sets in 2018-2020
China-based LED firms are expected to retire about 1,800 old MOCVD sets in 2018-2020, triggering a wave of replacement demand, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 2 August 2016
Epistar expands AlGaInP LED chip capacity via modifying blue-light equipment
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, in view of booming orders for AlGaInP LED chips since the second quarter of 2016, has been modifying MOCVD sets used to produce blue-light...
Friday 29 July 2016
Sanan Optoelectronics to order for 17 MOCVD sets from Vecco
The largest China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics will place orders for 17 new-model MOCVD sets (one set is equivalent to two MOCVD sets producing 2-inch...
Monday 23 May 2016
China firm proposes to buy Aixtron
Aixtron has announced that the company and China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC) have entered into an agreement under which FGC will take over Aixtron through its indirect...
Thursday 21 April 2016
Sanan Optoelectronics to put 50 MOCVD sets into use at end of 2016
The largest China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics, despite global overcapacity for LED chips, will begin operation of 50 new MOCVD sets at the end of...